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Smothered Chicken Tex Mex

Greeks started to migrate in US during the last decade of 19th century. The country was too poor to feed all its citizens, so many tried to pursue their lack at the New World. The trip lasted about 20 days and it was harsh for them as they were travelling third class with no amenities...

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Mushroom and Sweet Potato Soup

Mycenae is an ancient city located on a small hill between two larger hills on the fertile Argolid Plain in Peloponnese, Greece. Mycenaean civilization played a vital role in classical Greek culture. Mycenae was also prominent in Greek mythology and inspired poets, writers, and artists throughout the centuries, though it was ultimately abandoned more than...

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Chicken in Black Bean Sauce

Greece and china’s civilization go back at the origins of history. Chinese and ancient Greek writing date around the same age just like the philosophy of the two civilizations. When Alexander the Great conquered eastern China the two cultures came to contact and for this reason in Chinese Greece is called Hellas from its name...

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Beef Fillet with Creamy Thyme Sauce

Hello my friends! I would like to wish to all of you a very Happy and Prosperous New Year full of happy moments and lots of love. How were your holidays? Did you have fun? Did you meet with family or friends or both? We went on a trip to the northern part of Greece...

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Christmas Menu

Time passes so fast! Do you realize that in less than three weeks we have Christmas? Oh my God! I have to start organizing things otherwise I am going to be drowned! What are your plans for Christmas? Are you spending them with family or going on a trip? I have no clue what we...

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Pork Tenderloin with Apples in Beer and Curry Sauce

Apples have been growing in this corner of the world since ancient years. Greek mythology is full of tales that, at some point, involve an apple somewhere by someone. I have already mentioned the myth of Atalante and Hippomenes and there is also the famous story of Eris who threw an apple saying “To the...

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Kuku Paka Style Chicken

Last weekend Greece has experienced a very rare natural phenomenon; a medicane. The word medicane comes from the Mediterranean and hurricane. It is a cyclone that can happen once or twice every year. It starts as a storm and as it moves, it turns to a cyclone. Medicanes have many common characteristics with hurricanes, those...